PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO HELICOPTERS AT PARACHILNA OVER THE SUMMER! CHECK BACK EARLY IN THE NEW YEAR FOR DATES
Get away from the cold Adelaide weather and head north, in just 5 hours you could be sitting at one of SAs most iconic hotels “The Prairie Hotel” at Parachilna.
Enjoy their famous “Flinders Feral Food” dishes but don’t worry if you don’t fancy that, they have non-feral and non-carnivorous options too!
There is no better way to experience the true beauty of the Outback than in a helicopter!
Fly to the top of the range and watch the sunset or fall in love with the Red Sand Dunes on Nilpena Station. If you don’t feel like getting out of the helicopter, feel free to enjoy a relaxing view above the Ranges!
Weight restrictions apply. Minimum of 2 people and maximum of 3 people on all flights.
Any queries, please call our office on 08 85244 209.
THE HELICOPTER EXPERIENCE
5 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT
The 5 minute scenic flight gives you a taste of the immediate landscape surrounding the Prairie Hotel and the excitement of a helicopter ride. Perfect for that postcard aerial shot of the hotel.
PRICE: $60 per person
PARACHILNA AND GLASS GORGE
10 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT
The 10 minute scenic flight takes you overhead the Prairie Hotel before tracking for the Flinders Ranges. We will fly to the opening of the Parachilna Gorge and get a birds eye view of the spectacular cliff faces that span as far north and south and the eye can see.
PRICE: $100 per person
PARACHILNA GORGE, HEYSEN
15 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT
The 15 minute scenic flight allows you to take to the sky for that perfect shot of the Prairie Hotel and the vast South Australian landscape. Heading into the Flinders Ranges you will fly amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Parachilna and Glass Gorge with colours and cliff faces that have to be seen to be believed.
PRICE: $150 per person
20 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT
The 20 minute scenic flight will take you on a journey through time dating back over 800 million years ago when the formation of the flinders ranges began. The sight of flying over the harsh and beautiful landscape of the Parachilna and Glass Gorge is an experience you will be talking about for years to come. Tracking south you will fly over head natures art gallery on the western face of the ranges exposing years of evolution in the magnificent rock formations. Turning back to the Prairie Hotel you will see the vast expanse of the gorgeous Lake Torrens Salt Lake.
PRICE: $200 per person
WILPENA POUND EXPERIENCE
30 MINUTE SCENIC FLIGHT
The 30 minute scenic flight offers the full package when it comes to exploring this unique landscape. Taking off from the Prairie Hotel you will set off to the west to fly abeam the astonishing Lake Torrens that expands over 250km long. Heading back to the east you will be captured by the shear beauty of the Flinders Ranges flying over the Parachilna and Glass Gorge. Turning back towards the Prairie Hotel is a fantastic opportunity the capture the perfect photo of the land scape where the desert meets the mountains.
PRICE: $300 per person
THE ULTIMATE SUNSET
The Ultimate Sunset tour is our favourite here at Parachilna, enjoy a 20-minute flight over the stunning Flinders Ranges and Parachilna Gorge before nestling into the ridgeline.
Then it’s time to enjoy a spectacular South Australian sunset whilst indulging with a ‘feral’ antipasto platter with Fargher Lager and sparkling wine from the ‘Flinders Range’ provided by the Prairie Hotel.
This experience is the perfect end to the day and the beginning of the night…..
PRICE: $499 per person (2 people only)
Inclusions: 20 minute scenic tour, “feral” antipasto platter, beer and sparkling wine.
NILPENA DUNES SUNSET
Nilpena Dunes Sunset tour is an experience not to missed, fall in love with the red sand whilst enjoying a ‘feral’ antipasto platter with Fargher Lager and sparkling wine from the ‘Flinders Range’ provided by the Prairie Hotel.
Soak up the true beauty of the sun setting against the Flinders Ranges and over the magnificent Lake Torrens, with a 360-degree view of the South Australian landscape.
PRICE: $499 per person (2-3 people)
Inclusions: 20 minute scenic flight, ‘feral’ antipasto platter, beer and sparkling wine.
HELI PICNIC LUNCH
Take your loved one on a picnic they’ll never forget. Be flown to the top of one of the ridges in the Flinders Ranges, relax and unwind
while sipping on ‘Flinders Range’ sparkling, Fargher Lager and an indulgent picnic from the famous Prairie Hotel.
PRICE: $380 per person (2 people only)
Inclusions: 20 minutes flight time, Picnic and drinks from the Prairie Hotel and a Tick off the ’bucket list’